The GNU* Project Debugger (GDB) provided with the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition is based on GDB with enhancements provided by Intel.
It can debug applications on IA-32 or Intel® 64 Architecture systems.
AttentionIn the coming releases of GDB, the included Python* runtime will contain the highest version of Python 3. The present release includes the Python 2.7 version.
IA-32/Intel® 64 Architecture debugging
Debug applications natively on IA-32 or Intel® 64 Architecture systems.
Always source the following script in the same environment where you use the debugger:
<install-dir> is the installation directory, by default, it is:
- For root users: /opt/intel/<suitename>
- For non-root users: $HOME/intel/<suitename>
For other prerequisites, new debugger features, hardware and software requirements, and known issues refer to the release notes.
To debug applications natively on IA-32 or Intel® 64 Architecture systems, start GDB with the following command:
The actual debugger usage is the same as for the GNU* Project Debugger. Extensions for IA-32/Intel® 64 Architecture are described in the debugger documentation.
Documentation and Resources
|GDB Manual||Contains descriptions of the GNU* Debugger (GDB) functions and interfaces including Intel-extended features for debugging applications natively on Intel® 64 Architecture systems.|
|Release Notes for debugging with Intel® Parallel Studio XE.|
|Intel® Parallel Studio XE||Intel® Parallel Studio XE product page. See this page for support and online documentation.|
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